portland or bankruptcy court

portland or bankruptcy court

The procedural aspects of the bankruptcy will be through the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and local rules of each bankruptcy court. The Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of of insolvency procedures and local rules set out procedures for the formal legal proceedings by a receiver from beginning to end.

Preparing the file

First, the debtor receives all its financial records in order. You should collect the following information and documents:

A list of all your income at least the last nine months, including:
1) pay stubs;
2) independent contractor payments;
3) Interest;
4) Dividends;
5) pensions;
6) settlements;
7) reimbursement of taxes and
8) gifts.

This is not an exhaustive list, and If you have other sources of income should be included.

A list of your personal property and its value include:
1) Cash,
2) accounts, checking, savings, CDs or bonds;
3) a valuable household goods;
4) deposits;
5) special value collectibles;
6) clothing;
7) jewelry;
8) Firearms and other hobby equipment;
9) insurance;
10) pension and profit sharing;
11) stocks and bonds;
12) Refund of taxes;
To support 13) marriage;
14) cars, trucks and other vehicles;
15) Apartment
16) Your Tools Trade.

This should not be considered an exhaustive list, and if you have any other property or things of value, they should be included.

A list of all your debts and obligations, including:
1) credit cards;
2) personal loans;
To support 3) of the marriage;
To support 4) child;
5) Taxes;
6) mortgages;
7) utilities and
To rent 8).

Note that not all these Elements dischargeable in bankruptcy. If you, however, a bankruptcy lawyer who will prepare your case, he or she will need this information. This should not be an exhaustive list, and if you have other debts, they should be included.

Submission of a petition

The petition is the formal document filed with the bankruptcy court will initiate your case. It must be filed with the proper forms and it must have the correct information, including annexes and documents necessary for the type of bankruptcy are required, include looking for. At the time of notification, the debtor must pay the filing fee, depending on the type of bankruptcy you are login can.

Meeting of creditors

Has been filed about thirty to forty days after the petition, you need to attend a hearing under the presidency of the United States bankruptcy trustee. This hearing is the first field meeting of creditors. In this hearing the trustee of the debtor specific questions will under oath about the contents of the petition, asking schedules, and other securities, assets and income, assets, debts and other issues. Done after the Trustee is, your creditors, you may question.


Under normal circumstances, the bankruptcy court will automatically issue the discharge from sixty to 90 days after the first meeting of creditors. In some cases, particularly the movements of creditors with the bankruptcy judge, or in rare cases, initiation of an opponent file Proceedings against a debtor. A qualified bankruptcy lawyer can represent you in these situations. After the discharge to be entered, depending on the type of bankruptcy that you have tried, Your bankruptcy case is closed and the file is closed.

Justin M. Baxter
Baxter & Baxter, LLP
Portland, Oregon
(503) 297-9031


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